The programme is designed for graduates who have earned a non-education Bachelors’ of Science degree in Computer Science or Computer studies, or a related discipline, and who have been teaching at the CXC and CAPE levels as pre-trained graduates.
The main purpose of the programme is to provide teacher training for the candidates entering the programme. The graduates of this programme will be equipped to train students to succeed at the Caribbean Examination Council’s Technical, General Proficiency and CAPE level examinations. It will also equip them to become instructional leaders in the field of Information Technology.
To increase the number of competent Information Technology teachers in the education sector.
To develop in the candidates a sound knowledge base of the theories of teaching and learning.
To provide these candidates with an opportunity to undertake research related to the information technology environment.
To help the candidates to understand their roles in the education of children in the information age.